Ka Kwan “kaju85” Lau wins SCOOP 93-H event: $ 10,300 PLO High Roller ($ 263,099) | PokerStars SCOOP 2021
Come in today PokerStars SCOOP-93-H 2021: $ 10,300 PLO [8-max, High Roller], $ 1.25M Btd, Born in Spain, Hong Kong based poker pro Ka Kwan “kaju85” Lau sat in sixth position out of the seven players at the final table. Faced with a precarious stance on chip count, Lau instead opted for dominance in a quick three-and-a-half-hour final table, knocking out five of the remaining six players to take the top prize of $ 263,099.34 out of a field of 134 participants, after a heads-up with the finalist “LamassuShedu”.
Lau, who has more than $ 1.6 million in recorded tournament earnings from Hendon Mob, is no stranger to the streets of the PLO, with a victory in a 2017 PokerStars Championship Macau Omaha High Roller event and a final table at WSOP 2019 $ 25,000 PLO High Roller (8 hands) to his credit. Lau’s assault paid off time and time again at the final table, and the results speak for themselves.
SCOOP Event 93-H: PLO $ 10,300 High Roller Final Table Results
|1||Ka Kwan “kaju85” Lau||Hong Kong||* $ 263,099.34|
|2||LamassuShedu||Denmark||* $ 234,365.00|
|4||Andreas “Skjervoy” Torbergsen||Norway||$ 127,730.40|
|6||Marquez Radoja “AceSpades11”||Canada||$ 75,464.51|
|7||Joao “vovo_leo” Studart||Brazil||$ 59,046.16|
* indicates heads-up agreement
Lau’s March to Victory
The majority of the $ 1,340,000 prize pool was distributed to the last seven players, and at the start of the day, chip leader. Joao “vovo_leo” Studart had high aspirations, but his time at the final table was short and unsatisfying, as he found the exit first. After Lau won a big double thanks to Studart, “LamassuShedu” won the only knockout that was not done by Lau, when Studart called his all-in on the river with the nut flush, only to meet a full house. ” LamassuShedu “.
From there Lau went on a tear, knocking out Marquez Radoja “AceSpades11”, “terror777727”, Andreas “Skjvervoy” Torbergsen, and “TheBrodie5” in quick order, the latter having come after “TheBrodie5” made a hero call on the river with aces-ups on a super wet board. Lau, as was the case throughout the day, had the goods with a full house, and the heads-up was to begin with Lau holding a 2: 1 chip lead over “LamassuShedu”.
Although the duo had over 200 deep big blinds, a deal was quickly struck, and soon after, Lau’s final set withstood the two-pair and straight draw of “LamassuShedu”, giving Lau the honor of the SCOOP champion.
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